The ultimate visual encyclopaedia, Pattern Design features more than 1,500 images of the world’s most popular and influential patterns. Organized by theme from flora to geometric, from pictorial to psychedelic, this invaluable resource also includes in-depth features on the work of key designers from the rich history of pattern-making, including William Morris, Sonia Delaunay, Charles and Ray Eames, Lucienne Day and Orla Kiely. This inspiring sourcebook is an essential creative tool for design professionals, students and aficionados alike.
Elizabeth Wilhide is the author of many books on design and interiors, including William Morris: Décor and Design, Sir Edwin Lutyens: Design in the English Tradition, The Mackintosh Style, Surface and Finish and Scandinavian Home. Most recently, she was consultant editor and contributor to Design: The Whole Story, published by Thames & Hudson.